250+ hackers. 24 hours. $8000+ in prizes.

Rice University's annual hackathon is back!

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Confirmed HackRice 2015 attendees may make a ChallengePost submission. Submissions should be one per project. Alumni may also submit a submission, but it will not be eligible for judging and prizes.


The following items will be expected for the submission:

  • Team members, including contact information.
  • Application name and its description and purpose.
  • A 2 minutes max video demonstrating the hack.
  • URL to live demo of the application if applicable.

How to enter

Hack up an awesome app, website, or programĀ and submit a 2-minute ChallengePost video about it!


Will be Announced!

Will be Announced!

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation and Creativity
    Have you seen a project like this before? How innovative is the solution?
  • Technical Complexity
    How technically impressive is the project?
  • Impact/Potential
    Does this project have important implications? Would this project be used outside the hackathon?
  • Polish
    How refined is the idea, UI, and overall presentation?